Moorland Road railroad crossing replacement scheduled for May 21-24 in New Berlin

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Waukesha County leaders are announcing an upcoming road closure that will significantly impact drivers in New Berlin. 

Union Pacific will undertake replacement of the railroad crossing at Moorland Road (County Highway O), just south of Greenfield Avenue (State Highway 59) in New Berlin Saturday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 24.

While construction is underway, a 1.5-mile segment of Moorland Road will be closed between West Greenfield Avenue and West Cleveland Avenue. Drivers will be detoured to S. 108th Street. Alternate routes are strongly encouraged.

“Waukesha County has been advocating on behalf of residents since 2016 to get this railroad crossing repaired,” said Waukesha County Public Works Director Allison Bussler. “I am pleased to announce that this crossing will be fully replaced. This will benefit tens of thousands of drivers and neighbors using our roadways for decades.”

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